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ANNE JUUKO – CEO of Stanbic Bank, Uganda

ANNE JUUKO – CEO of Stanbic Bank, Uganda - African Leaders Magazine

Anne Juuko, who was named as the next chief executive of Stanbic Bank Uganda in March, 2020, is the first female to lead Uganda’s largest bank and one of its biggest companies.

The appointment of Ms Juuko also marks the second time Stanbic Bank is placing a Ugandan at the helm since it was acquired by South Africa’s Standard Bank in 2002.

Unlike her predecessor, Ms Juuko is a Ugandan trained banker.

ANNE JUUKO – CEO of Stanbic Bank, Uganda - African Leaders Magazine

She has a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Makerere University and a master’s degree in strategic planning — taught through distance learning — from Edinburgh Business School, the graduate school of business of Heriot-Watt University in Scotland.

Ms Juuko has been at the Standard Bank Group for eight years since she joined Stanbic Bank Uganda as the head of global markets. In January 2018, she was appointed the head of corporate and investment banking at Standard Bank, Namibia, her most recent role.

Before joining Stanbic Bank, Ms Juuko led the fixed income, currencies, and commodities division at Citibank Uganda Limited. She later moved to Citibank Kenya as the head of customer sales and derivates marketing. She started her banking career in 2001.

ANNE JUUKO – CEO of Stanbic Bank, Uganda - African Leaders Magazine

“Throughout her career Anne has exhibited exemplary performance, winning highly coveted accolades such as the Primary Dealer of the Year award for 6 consecutive years,” a statement by Stanbic Bank Uganda signed by Japheth Katto, the board chair, said.

“She has also demonstrated exceptional leadership and stellar performance that will see her set to achieve Stanbic Bank Uganda’s strategy and vision.”

In march this year, the London based Global Brands Magazine (GBM) named Anne Juuko, the as the ‘Best Woman CEO’ in Uganda’s Banking sector for the year 2021.

 

 

Source: ugbusiness.com / independent

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